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St. George and the Druid

Apr 23rd, 2018 | By

Today is St. George’s day, and also marks the birth of a new royal. I have been watching the responses to this on social media during the day and reflecting on how I feel about this most controversial of saint’s days. The fact that the celebration is based on the celebration of a Christian saint

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‘Religioning’ and the Birds of Rhiannon

Mar 7th, 2018 | By
Jennifer Uzzell 'Religioning' and the Birds of Rhiannon

  A number of scholars of religion, including Douglas, Ezzy and Graham Harvey, are starting to use the word ‘religion’ as a verb as much as a noun.   The influence of Post Reformation Protestant theology has led to an assumption in the Industrialised West that religion is primarily concerned with acquiescence to a set

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Imbolc, Brigid and New Beginnings

Feb 1st, 2018 | By
Jenny Uzzell Imolc, Brigid and New Beginnings

  Many, if not all readers of this blog will know that many Pagans and Druids will associate the festival of Imbolc with the goddess and saint Brigid. The internet is awash with pictures and articles concerning this most popular and yet most elusive of deities and I will not add to it here, rather

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